Dell finally made its Streak Mini 5 Android tablet device official. If you still remember, the device was first announced as the Mini 5 concept , then get disassembled, the shown by Michael Dell and then leaked as the Streak.
Dell’s Streak is a 5-inch tablet powered by SnapDragon 1GHz CPU and running customized multitouch version of Android OS with Dell’s own UI. It has a 5-inch capacitive multitouch touchscreen with 800×480 resolution, a 5 Megapixel auto focus camera with dual LED flash, a VGA front camera for video calls, support for Bluetooth 2.1 and WiFi and a microSD/SDHC slot supporing up to 32GB. It also supports GPRS/EDGE 2.5G and UMTS/HSPA 3G mobile networks.
Though with customization, the Streak can access the Android Market and Google Maps. It also includes Microsoft Exchange connect and Google Voice support. Dell Streak will be available in the UK in early June and in the US later this summer.
Hardware-wise, the Dell Streak features the following:
- A sharp 5-inch capacitive multi-touch WVGA (800×480) display for a great full-screen experience watching video or browsing the web
- Fast 1GHz Snapdragon ARM-based mobile processor from Qualcomm
- 5 MP autofocus camera with dual LED flash that offers easy point & shoot capability and quick uploads to YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and more
- VGA front-facing camera enables video chat functionality down the road
- A user-removable (and replaceable) battery
- A 3.5mm headphone jack means many of you can use the Dell Streak as the music source (and more) in your car
- Integrated 3G + Wi-Fi (802.11b/g) + Bluetooth 2.1 (think headsets, external keyboards, stereo headsets, etc.)
- UMTS / GPRS / EDGE class 12 GSM radio with link speeds of HSDPA 7.2 Mbps / HSUPA
- A user-accessible Micro SD slot expandable up to 32GB. That means you can store lots of movies, music, photos or other kinds of files.
On the software side, here’s what you can expect:
- A customized multi-touch version of the Google Android operating system that features Dell user interface enhancements
- Access to over 38,000 apps (and growing) via the Android Marketplace
- Microsoft Exchange connectivity and integration through TouchDown
- Google Voice support
- Integrated Google Maps with voice-activated search, turn-by-turn navigation, street and satellite views
- Quick access to activity streams via integrated social network app widgets like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube